Virtual environmental activism events you can take part in to honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, despite #StayHomeMN.
April 18, 10am-12pm: Turn Down the Heat Climate Virtual Event
Join the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis for this virtual presentation in honor of Earth Day featuring speakers to help take action on the climate crisis. RSVP is required. Learn more on a Facebook event page here.
April 22 & 23: MN Youth Climate Strike Virtual Workshop
Youth are invited to join the Minnesota chapter of Youth Climate Strike for a virtual workshop via Zoom. Follow MN Youth Climate Strike on Instagram @mnclimatestrike for updates and details.
April 22, 11:00am-12:30pm: Eyewitness: Earth Day Storytelling Slam
Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy will host this virtual event that also celebrates the publication of “Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change.” Slam performers include Olympic gold-medalist Jessie Diggins and acclaimed author Kao Kalia Yang. Information here. Register to attend here.
April 22, 1-3pm: Earth Day Multi-Faith Livestream
Join Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light (MNIPL) via Zoom for an afternoon of prayer, storytelling, art, and wisdom in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. More information on Zoom.
May 16, 7:30-8:30pm: Interfaith Unity Iftaar
MNIPL, in partnership with Gandhi Mahal restaurant and other interfaith partners, invite all people to virtually break bread with Muslims during this Ramadan conversation. Food available via takeout or delivery. Information and registration here.
April 22, 2-3pm: Earthrise Screening
Emergence magazine has partnered with EarthxFilm to host a Zoom screening party featuring the Emmy-nominated film Earthrise, which tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. This iconic image had a powerful impact on the Apollo 8 astronauts and the world, offering a perspective that inspired the creation of Earth Day. Details at Emergence.
Tapestry — Annie Hejny: In Nature
Ecosystem — Silent Spring: Ecology and Economics
Health & Healing — Kyoko Katayama: Urgency and Timelessness
Art of Living — Beaudelaine Pierre: La Régle des Trois Unités
Perspective — Siena Iwasaki Milbauer: This is Personal
BookShelf — Illuminating Wonder, Taking Action: Books and Documentaries
Action = Change — SeeDo: 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
WomensPress.com — Stories You Might Have Missed
Cover Artwork: “Growing Community,” 48’ x 60’, Alison Price, alisonpricestudios.com